The Warriors logged their first win of the year at the Terrio Therapy Spring Classic in Bakersfield with an 8-5 victory over Taft last Tuesday afternoon.
It was the last home game of the season this past Saturday night for six CSUB Roadrunner men's basketball players who were honored as part of senior night festivities at Rabobank Arena. This year's senior night held a little more meaning because all six that were honored pre-game, have either already completed their undergraduate degrees or will do so in the next quarter and graduate this spring.
It was a highly competitive and down to the wire CIF playoff quarterfinal between No. 4 seed Tehachapi and No. 5 seed Shafter last Friday night. In the end, the Lady Generals edged out a 45-41 victory to advance to the semifinals and end the Lady Warriors season.
Local Tehachapi resident Curtis Nelson was recently bestowed a great honor in the wrestling community with his selection to officiate at the CIF State High School Wrestling Tournament this weekend at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
The Lady Warriors (2-1) opened their season at the Leadoff Classic hosted by North-Bakersfield High School, finishing with a 4-3 victory over Independence, an 8-3 win over Foothill and a 6-0 loss against Taft.
After opening up the playoffs with a victory over former SSL rival Shafter, the Warriors nearly pulled off the upset in the CIF quarterfinals before falling to Independence 62-51 last Thursday night in Bakersfield.
The No. 3 seeded Falcons got the early advantage on the No. 6 seeded Warriors to open up the contest, jumping out to a 6-0 lead before Mountain Basketball responded to tie the game at 6-6 with three baskets from Dakota Medovitch, Jonny Saavedra and Isaiah Johnson.
The Lady Braves basketball finished their season as co-champions in the Southeast Yosemite League after closing their final week with a 43-30 victory over Foothill and a 27-25 win over Garces.
With the key league wins, Tehachapi (18-5; 8-2 SEYL) tied Foothill for the league championship, the second-straight title for the Lady Braves after winning the SEYL last season.
The Tehachapi High School Girls Varsity basketball CIF Division III quarterfinal game versus Shafter at home on Friday, Feb. 28 — originally said to start at 7 p.m. — will now begin at 6 p.m., according to Athletic Director Pat Snyder.
The men's soccer team opened up the CIF Central Section Division III first round as the No. 14 seed and a lead through the first half, but No. 3 seeded Porterville came back in the second period with three unanswered goals to end the Warriors season, 3-1.
The Lady Warriors earned their 20th victory of the season this past Tuesday at home with a 41-26 victory over Foothill.
There's no single more gratifying part of my job than watching our student-athletes develop into productive members of society and I've told a few of those tales here.
I was blessed to have the opportunity to come into contact with someone who develops athletes at the professional level on a recent road trip to Kansas City.
It was an improbable championship scenario for Mountain Basketball last week. Against the odds, the Warriors came through in one of their most historic basketball victories in team history, defeating Garces 69-64 to clinch a share of the SEYL championship.